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AAC Promising Practices Webinar: Improving Health and Fitness through Inclusive Community Challenges

National Civic League

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (MDT)

AAC Promising Practices Webinar: Improving Health and...

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Join the National Civic League to learn how  two of our 2019 All-America Cities are using community recreation challenges to improve health & fitness. 

 

 

Join us on Wednesday, August 28th @ 12:30 pm MT (11:30 am PT, 1:30 pm CT, 2:30 pm ET)

 

Webinar Description

 

Battle Creek, MI will tell us about Operation Fit, which is a healthy community initiative of Bronson Battle Creek, the Battle Creek Community Foundation, Regional Health Alliance, and the Battle Creek Family YMCA. The goal of Operation Fit is to decrease childhood obesity in Calhoun County.

The key priorities of Operation Fit include:

  • Increase physical activity
  • Improve nutrition and lunch environment
  • Cultivate focused support systems

 

Lancaster, TX will share their experience with the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge.

Programs initiated from the challenge include: 

  • Couch to 5k run/walk
  • Community health fair
  • Basketball game challenge
  • Smoke free city-wide ordinance
  • Stork’s Nest: A program which encourages low-income mothers to seek pre-natal care.
  • Convoy of Hope: An event which included health and dental screenings, patient education, a mobile asthma clinic, as well as STD screenings and preventive education.

 

About the Presenters: 

 

Angela Stewart from Battle Creek, MI

Angela is the Community Initiatives Officer at the Battle Creek Community Foundation where she oversees Operation Fit and other programs. Angela also led the Battle Creek team at this year's All-America City Awards competition and event. 

 

 

Jasmine Carr from Lancaster, TX

Jasmine serves as the City of Lancaster's Community Programs Coordinator. Jasmine also led the Lancaster delegation at this year's All-America City Awards competition and event. 

 

 

To Join by Computer:

Sign on to the National Civic League's Webex Meeting Room:
https://nationalcivicleague.my.webex.com/meet/ncl 
Access code: 622 739 287

 

To Join by Phone:
+1-510-338-9438 USA Toll
Access code: 622 739 287

 

All-America City Promising Practices Series
National Civic League is hosting a series of "AAC Promising Practices" webinars to share innovative and impactful AAC projects nationwide. This series will also highlight successful projects around the country with speakers from cities implementing creative strategies for civic engagement. By equipping individuals, institutions, and local governmental bodies through this series with ideas, models and insights that can be adopted/adapted to individual communities NCL hopes to accelerate the pace of change in communities across the country.

The All-America City Promising Practices webinars are made possible with support from Southwest Airlines, the official airline of the All-America City Awards.

 

2020 All-America City Key Dates: 

July 2019-May 2020: AAC Promising Practices Webinar Series

November 1, 2019: Letter of Intent due (not required to apply)

February 19, 2020: Application Due

March 2020: Finalists Announced

March-June 2020: Competition Preparation

June 5-7, 2020: All-America City Awards Competition and Event in Denver, CO

Have questions about AAC Promising Practices Webinar: Improving Health and Fitness through Inclusive Community Challenges? Contact National Civic League

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